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Origin: Old English
Meaning: Fair Complexioned

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Blake

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Blake in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Blake:

  • Records indicate that 150,654 boys in the United States have been named Blake since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 6,008 people in the U.S. were given the name Blake. Those people are now 8 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Blake

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      20 Positive Comments

  • "It is the greatest name you could ever have. I say cause, that's my name" Oct. 14, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Blake but i am French so many people mispronounce it as black wich is pretty embarassing sometimes, still an awesome name and it goes well with my last name Walker" Jul. 14, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "Right gernder for this name! No girls Blake boys Blake yes. The character in the cartoon ?Get Blake? is a boy. So yeah!" Nov. 17, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am from China, I named myself Blake because you could pick up a "lake" from it, which means water, and there is water in my Chinese name as well, which is BO, representing the BO Sea near my hometown. I really love this name for both its meaning and pronunciation. Blake rocks!" Jul. 19, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "As a man bearing the Blake name i find it very wonderful" May. 19, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "Blake is a powerful name, both for men and women, and it is different from the typical Steven, or Jonathan, but is not to different to be looked at differently" Aug. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Blake, I love it. I feel it is a strong name and I often get complimented on it" May. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I really like the name Blake! It sounds very unique, attratctive, and strong!" Jan. 22, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Blake. I chose it because it is strong. Also a big factor was that i wanted a name that was almost impossible to misspell or mispronounce." Mar. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I also named my son after Blake Carrington on Dynasty. The name fits him well--masculine, confident, and intriguing." Jan. 13, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Blake is our son's name as well. We picked this name for several reasons. It's strong, masculine and unique. Our son loves being the only Blake at his school too. He's athletic, friendly and popular. We love his name!!!" Jan. 8, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son is Blake and we love it! He is strong, fearless and the name is perfect. We wanted something unique, but not too different. This name is just what we were looking for!" Dec. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Blake is the name of my seven year old son. I chose it because I felt it was different, but still masculine and not too trendy. Even though the name has become more popular, he is still the only Blake in his class." Sep. 10, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My young grandson is named Blake. I think it is a brilliant name. Not very popular in Scotland yet!!" Feb. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My young grandson is called Blake, I think it's a brilliant name, not very common in Scotland yet!" Jan. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Blake is my name and I have to say that it's been nice to have a kind of unique name because there aren't really a LOT of people that are named Blake." Jan. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "nice name it has, become more popular over the years" Nov. 15, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son is named Blake. We love it and people always comment that it is such a nice, strong name." Jul. 11, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Blake is my boyfriends name and I love him very much! I like the name Blake, i really love him" Mar. 6, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "This name is my nephew's and yeah he is not born yet but soon he will be" Jan. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      5 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is Blake, its alright. Never a fan of one syllable names. Everyone thinks I say Mike." Nov. 17, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Blake Whittington. My dad named me after the character on the TV show Dynatsy, Blake Carrington. He thought that the name sounded very stately and important. I am now 16, and I believe that my dad was right, because I feel very confident about my name. I believe that Blake is a great name for anyone who wants to choose a name for their son that sounds very masculine and unique, but not too outlandish." Jan. 9, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Blake. We went with it because it is so unique. He rocks the name. He is so not a Jon or Mike. Rock on Blake." Nov. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a guy-friend whose name is Blake and it suits him well. It is a reserved name, rather quite, yet with a sense of an interesting past. It's a very nice name." Oct. 28, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Blake Carrington and I am 90 years old." Mar. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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